Garland for Girls


Author: Louisa May Alcott

ALCOTT, Louisa May. A Garland for Girls. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1888. 12mo, [x] 258pp + 22 advts. Green cloth decoratively stamped in gilt and black. Patterned endpapers; 8 full-page b&w illustrations as well as 8 full page illustrated advts. Spine ends and corners lightly rubbed, slightly cocked, light soiling to rear cover, else an internally clean, tight copy.

First edition, first state. A collection of short stories from the author of Little Women focusing on several young women who discover the great satisfaction that can come from accomplishing new tasks and being helpful to those around them in need of assistance. BAL 217.